Study at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Programme organization

Academic year

The academic year starts on 1 October and ends 30 September.

Calendar of activities
Teaching activities are divided into two semesters:

  • first semester a.y. 2018/19: 27 September 2018 - 22 January 2019 (except first year bachelor's students and first year master's students in Food Science and Human Nutrition, for which lessons will start on 4 October 2018, and third year students in Viticulture and Oenology, which will start on 5 November 2018). Break for exams and midterms: 12 - 16 November 2018 (does not  apply to the third year in Viticulture and Oenology)

  • second semester a.y. 2018/19: 21 February 2019 - 11 June 2019. Break for exams and midterms: 29 April - 3 May 2019

Exam sessions take place at the end of the semester courses.

Traineeships and internships

Students can complete traineeships or their thesis in companies, businesses or associations with which the University  has entered into agreement, at a selected association/organization/company or within the University.

Students who wish to complete their traineeship/thesis:

  • in external companies and organizations should contact the University Study and Career Guidance Service (COSP)

  • within the University may contact  their Tutor or the President of the relevant Degree Programme Coordination Committee.

For information on stages and internships

Study awards

The University of Milan offers study awards for students and graduates, using its own or external funding.

International agreements

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences promotes initiatives aimed at establishing and developing relationships with international organizations and institutions.


Information and contacts for students interested in a period of study at other European universities.

Complaints and suggestions

It is possible to make comments, suggestions and complaints regarding the degree programme using the "Comments form"; the most pertinent answers can be found on the page "Answers".